Air Force Airman 1st Class Eric J. Lapotsky graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Lapotsky is a son of Joseph D. Lapotsky, of Mount Carmel, and Katherine A. Lapotsky, of Mount Carmel, and the brother of Jessica K. Lapotsky of Media, Pa.

He earned a diploma in 2005 at Mount Carmel Area Junior-Senior High School, and a bachelor's degree in 2010 at the University Of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla.